Sunday, November 25, 2012

MIM #92

Make It Monday #92 features a video from Melissa Phillips showing us how she creates Layered Vellum Die Cut cards.  Check it out HERE

I made a simple card using a mason jar on vellum and stamped onto patterned paper. There are a couple of snowflakes in the jar and a few more falling from the sentiment. I also punched out some extras to put inside the card for the recipient to gather up off the floor when they open this card :o)

Cardstock:  Card base is Stamper's Select White by PTI; polka dot is from AC Moore; cloudy Vellum is from Fiscars (the cloudiness looks like snow in 'good' light); White Glitter & navy blue snowflakes punched from Target papers
Sentiment: generated from my computer and 'Blessings' from PTI's Fall Elegance
Tools & embellishments:  Corner Rounder from EK Success; Snowflake is Marvy; clear bling from Studio G; Baker's Twine is Darice from ACMoore

PTI - November 2012 Blog Hop

Here's another card fro PTI - November Blog Hop.
What a fun Blog Hop, wish I had time to make a card for each book cover in my library.
This one is taken from Nicole's book choices of Cover Art "Knack~ Weekend Londen" although my houses are in Paris, they are all overlapping, the bright colors are there, the bold sentiment mimics the book title....I thought my card version represented the cover pretty well :)

My card ~
Cardstock: Stampers Select White from PTI
Sentiment:  generated from my computer and from Spiral Bouquet by PTI; the houses and Eiffel Tower are a note card,
Embellishments:  Green glitter 3-D car shape  from Recollections; Satin Ribbon from Michael's

PTI - November 2012 Blog Hop

It's time for Papertrey Ink's November Blog Hop

Here is my inspiration book cover:

This is my card:

The sentiment is from Spiral Bouquest by PTI
Cardstock:  Stamper's Select White by PTI
Stamps:  "Forest Ridge" trees on the bottom is from PSX; clouds are sponged with Chaulk
Tools & Embellishments:  Corner Rounder from EKSuccess; bird is a chipboard sticker from Studio 112;  berry branch is from a wreath I had and use for cards now :o)

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

MFW - Square Punch challenge

Moxie Fab World's Challenge HERE   is to use your square punch.

I made this card earlier and already mailed it, but totally forgot to post to this challenge ~ sorry if I am too late :(

My 1 1/4" square punch is by EK Success; the stamps are from Spring Squares by Impression Obsession; background stamp is Branch Flight by Stampendous; border punch is Martha Stewart

Monday, November 19, 2012

MFW - Journaling Card Challenge

Another card for Moxie Fab World - The Journaling Cards Challenge   

My Card Details ~
Cardstock: Base Card is White by PTI; patterned paper panel is BasicGrey; Journal card is from KI Memories
Stamps:  Sentiment is  Inique "Party Cupcakes"; Peony from Stampendous
Tools & Embellishments:  Corner Rounder is EKSuccess; ribbon/pearls from my stash

Sunday, November 18, 2012

MIM #91 & MFW-Journaling Cards

It's Sunday night and here I am getting my card posted for two of my fave challenges:

Make It Monday - Faux Pockets
Dawn McVey is hosting this week ~ her card is amazing and she makes this technique look so simple

Moxie Fab World - Journaling Cards Challenge

 Cath has five challenges from this new Paper Crafts Magazine Special Issue "Tips & Tricks". I haven't had time to check out all the great cards posted yet, but plan to soon.  There is one more day for these challenges, so I am going to give them all my best shot and you should too.

My Card ~ click on images for more details
  • Base card is Stamper's Select White from PTI; green polkadot is from American Crafts
  • Stamps: Bee trail and leaves (on pull out tag) are from Spiral Bouquet by PTI 
  • "Birthday numbers" from Madison Park invites pack; Journaling card 'pocket' from KI Memories; Shipping tag is part of a gift from my sweet friend Maureen, whose Blog you should definitely check out here:  Watermarks Design
  • 3-D stickers from The Dollar Store; Ribbon & button from my stash   
I will have to try this technique again, my card seems to be all over the place and not at all what the original in my head looks like :-{
It really is a cool way to give a gift card or cash money inside the pocket. Of course, the recipient may not bother to open the card if the fun stuff is on the outside  :)

Thank you for stopping by tonight.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

MIM #90 and MFW

Yet another card for:
Make It Monday - Creating Focal Point Sentiments
Moxie Fab World - Alphabet  Stickers Challenge
Have you gone over to these sites to check out all the fabulous entries yet?  I plan on taking some time tomorrow to do just that!

I just love making snow hills from patterned papers, don't you?

My card ~
  • cardbase is Stamper's Select White from PTI; polkadot is from American Crafts; green DP is from BoBunny's Mini Edgy Album Paper
  •  sentiment is from PTI's Spiral Bouquet and "merry" are Thicker's glitter letter stickers
  • the snowman is a foam glitter sticker from Michael's (arms are a stick from my backyard)
  • Snowflake embossing folder from Cuttlebug   
Thank you so much for stopping by and taking the time to leave a comment ~ you are so appreciated :)

Saturday, November 10, 2012

MIM #90 and MFW alpha

This may be the last card I enter in these two challenges...I did say, may be, right  ;o?

Moxie Fab World's - The Alphabet Stickers Challenge
Make It Monday #90 - Creating Focal Point Sentiments

Likin' this technique for making quick, mailable Christmas cards
My card ~ you can click on the photo to see more details
  • Card base is Stamper's Select White by PTI; DP is from a 12x12 pack by Martha Stewart
  • Stamped/embossed "Enjoy" sentiment is from PTI's Spiral Bouquet; the "winter" letters are more foam glittered up with Martha Stewart's ultra-fine glitter
  • The snowman is a glittery gift tag and yep, I glued on  googly eyes :) 
  • Border punch used is Martha Stewart 

Friday, November 9, 2012

MIM #90 and MFW-Alpha Stickers

Moxie Fab World -The Alphabet Stickers Challenge
Make It Monday - Focal Point Sentiments with Stamps & Dies


Another card for two of my fave challenges

My Card ~ 
  • Base cardstock is Stamper's Select White from PTI; patterned paper is from an assorted pack of textured papers from Pressed Petals; the oval centerpiece is from a baby boy announcement card pack
  • the sentiment stickers are foam letters sprinkled with glitter from Martha Stewart (this is a fun technique, although I have glitter floor to ceiling now) 

Thursday, November 8, 2012

MFW- Aflph Stickers + MIM #90

Adding this card to Moxie Fab World's Alphabet Stickers Challenge ~ which you still have time to enter, so go on over there and check it out :)

Also entering in Make It Monday #90  
Creating Focal Point Sentiment with Stamps and Dies ~ you have time to enter this one also! I know, how shocking...I am not here at the ringing of the last bell  :o)

Edited to add card details:
Well, this really wasn't a "test" for you to figure out what my card deets are, I actually got busy and forgot to come back to my post last night ... but Jacquie Southas got it right ~ LOL

  • Base Card is Stampers Select White from PTI
  • Lavender cardstock was embossed with the Snowflakes from Cuttlebug and is the negative from Banner Borders by PTI
  • The ornament is a Christmas tag and the sentiment is foam letters doused in glitter from Martha Stewart  
 Thanks so much for looking and commenting :o)

Sunday, November 4, 2012

MFW - Ready for Red

Getting in under the wire. I thought about this Moxie Fab World - Tuesday Trigger, earlier in the week, but, life seems to get in the way sometimes. Anywho, here is the inspiration ~ Fabulous, right?

Here is the Christmas card I created with the colors from this beautiful photo. Of course the gray (which is so very close to the gray above) looks like Kraft in my photo due to the bad lighting in the house, I may have time to re-take this tomorrow morning in the daylight? Sorry :(

MIM #89 - card 2

I made another card for Make It Monday - Creating Windows for Floating Images.  Check out the video HERE

  • Stamps & Sentiment are from PTI's Spiral  Bouquet
  • Cardstock is Kraft; Pink Marble and the woodgrain patterned piece inside is from a DCWV stack pack (I think?)
  • Inks are from Studio G
  • the Owls are from Stickerdoodles by Colorbok
  • Ribbed ribbon is from Michael's
  • the stick is from my backyard  
Thanks so much for stopping by my blog ~ YOU are so appreciated

MIM #89

This week's Make It Monday challenge is Creating Windows for Floating Images.  OK, in this video by Nicole Heady she creates her card in about 15 card took over an hour after watching the video each step of the way and it's no where near as detailed as her's :o(   
However, I did find this window technique pretty interesting and will try is again, but...

definitely need more practice!

  • Used PTI stamps from Spiral Bouquet
  • Paper is Vintage Cream from PTI; Melon base card is Recollections; my clear window is acetate from a stamp package
  • Inks are Ranger
  • Gold Tinsel embossing powder from Stampendous
  • Labels dies are from Spellbinders 

Thanks ever so much for stopping by ~